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Jan 17, 2013 11:30am PST
breaking news from a chemical explosion on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed. that player is manti
KOFY
Jan 10, 2013 11:30am PST
than $2.5 billion extra to fund k-12 and community college education. the uc and csu systems get an additional $250 million each. it calls for change to the program that transfers long-term care if adults to counties. the governor is calling for $1 billion reserve fund. brown said the state must still live in its means. >> i am here to get done what is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time rather than just enjoying the momentary high. >> the state still faces a $1.9 billion deficit but brown will benefit from voter-approved tax increases and austerity measures forcing deep cuts to all state services during the last budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be nominated for secret
KOFY
Jan 8, 2013 11:30am PST
have definitive answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered the most details traffic information yet. they found that the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramon and san rafael. they looked at very specific issues. they think they have the answer to this frustrating problem. >> you do not know where the traffic comes from, you do not see an accident or figure. it is just really bad. >> they believe this happens because people from outlying neighborhoods all come together like tributaries feeding a river and cause congestion at a random time for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe, will help them target and try to somehow fix problem areas. >> i am in favor of figuring this problem out. >> traffic officials say the time of building new freeways is behind us and this research will use what we have more efficiently which could mean more metering lights at the points where the neighbors come together and enter the freeway or, maybe, telling the commuters different times they should leave the house. >> thank you. happening now, governor brown is fightin
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether teo is the victim or the massacre mind. all american linebacker and heisman trophy
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
uc sym says we're at a turningmÑ point. california no longer has means to support the uc system the wait has for decades. instead, he said it's time to embrace other ways of safing and making money, enter online course autos so there is no luxury of sitting in the present trajectory unless you don't mind paying ever increasing tuition. >> the uc system offers 200 courses to under graduate and graduate students and attempted to reach out to nonuc students charging between $1400 and $2400 per class but it had little success. >> there have been failure as long the way. there are failures at columbia, illinois, other institutions. >> but promised within the next two months, the system will present a new program to develop moron line courses. >> i think those possibilities that give us the pose yifblt cross subsidizing our traditional bricks and mortar campus deliver rif uc quality. >> the regents heard from experts in the field of online system. >> we've thrown out sports, clubs, volunteerism, student leadership. i learned more than i do inside of the classroom. >> he said with more stu
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
, nannette. >> hi there. uc says it's been cut over a years, so it's welcome news to see a proposal giving them more funding next year. is that going to be enough to avoid hikes? the new budget proposal uc and csu are slated to get a $250 kblinl boost in funding in the next fiscal year. assembly speaker perez fired a warning shot saying that better be enough and threatened to rethink uc future funding if there is any mention of tuition hikes. >> so they have to understand there are expectations there be no fee increase autos governor brown think as gresively expanding courses and making faculty teach a heavier load will help. 69 graduation ratesx et to move students through, faster. >> people goring to have to find a way to do the same thing with fewer growing resource autos administrators wanted $400 million and say the proposed $250 million increase looks like hikes can be avoided. >> it's too early to say anything. but it's a commitment here to do everything possible to keep switching it to the same level as sit now for next year. >> students frustrated because getting a degree is gett
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of an apartment this morning. police say they were called around 1:30 a.m. when];=b this man showed up suffering from injuries to his hands. they evacuated the building. it's not clear what caused this explosion. >> uc reej yenlts conclude tleed days of meetings this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on for funding as it has been in the past. doesn't that mean privatization? no. they say, but no one knows yet what the new model will look like. >> month one missed an opportunity and the budget influgs to prevent under graduate tuition increase kreess. no one missed an opportunity model has to be figured out going forward. brown boiled it down to too much spending, and a financial model that has to be overhauled in order for uc not just to survive, but thrive. t
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
breaking news from a chemical explosion on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed. that player is manti
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 1:05am PST
. >>> campus police captured one of 2 men accused of committing anti-gay crime at uc berkeley. 23-year-old garcia and second man spray pantyed anti-gay graffiti on 2 campus buildings around 10:30 saturday night. police still looking for second suspect who ran from the scene described as hispanic male with first name of chris about 6 foot 2 weighing 200 pound. >> new at 11:00. animal control officials in contra costa county are lacking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow. we are told kfc will survive. he was in the barn on owner property when someone struck him with the arrow. lafayette animal hospital manageed to save the cat. they pulled arrow from him. we are told kfc should be out of the hospital tomorrow. >> more to come. pharmacy running short of the flu vaccine at terrible time. up next. why the rush to get vaccinated may require some patience. >> also. only on 7 news. east bay couple turn to the stopping of delivering mail. iq and pot. what researchers say about people who smoke mile an hour juan as teens. >> then later on kimmel live. >> music from one republican b
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la teen yoz are the largest group applying for freshman admission, making up more than 30% of applicants. >> sign them up, early. a new bill would allow california teens to preregister as vote qlerz applying to get their learners permit at dmvf passed teen woz have to wait until after they turn 18 to vote. the spontsor from santa barbara believes it would increase the number of active voters in california. a martin luther king junior celebration took to streets this afternoon in san francisco. kids from star king elementary marched around their campus. they held up peace signs and drawings of dr. king and also listened to part of the famous "i have a dream" speech. the act was approved one year after that march. >> well, still to come here get your binoculars out, find out when you can see
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
francisco stands to rake in $1.7 million a year under the new policy. >> new research at uc berkeley links memory loss to the quality of a person's sleep. the findings show the slow brain waves generated help store long term memories. researchers say the quality as a person grows oldser can have affect on memory and brain detereration, better sleep can mean healthier brain fumpblgs. this study funded by national institutes of ageing and health. >> you are invited to help san francisco legend celebrate her big birthday tonight. marion brown turned 86. they were spotted together often in identical outfits sh, friends are asking people to fill the mexxanine in union square. she will blow out 86 candle autos san francisco giants world series trophy continues it's victory tour of the bay area, hundreds lined up outside of the court house to get a glimpse of championship trophy. 2010 trophy was there as well. some posed while kaepernicking. >> i miss the last one. i wasn't in town. i found it, i love it. go, giants. >> it will appear next at antioch community center monday. to find out why tour
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
crime at uc berkeley. 23-year-old garcia and second man spray pantyed anti-gay graffiti on 2 campus buildings around 10:30 saturday night. police still looking for second suspect who ran from the scene described as hispanic male with first name of chris about 6 foot 2 weighing 200 pound. >> new at 11:00. animal control officials in contra costa county are lacking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow. we are told kfc will survive. he was in the barn on owner property when someone struck him with the arrow. lafayette animal hospital manageed to save the cat. they pulled arrow from him. we are told kfc should be out of the hospital tomorrow. >> more to come. pharmacy running short of the flu vaccine at terrible time. up next. why the rush to get vaccinated may require some patience. >> also. only on 7 news. east bay couple turn to the stopping of delivering mail. iq and pot. what researchers say about people who smoke mile an hour juan as teens. >> then later on kimmel live. >> music from one republican bachelor shaun lowe and ellen is here to discuss her big golden globe win. >
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
little known online education program wrun by university of california. uc spent $4.3 million marketing uc online courses in hopes of getting nonusc students to enroll in web based classes for a fee. but the chronicle reports only one person has taken a class during that time. the university says the concept was launched in 2010 before other universities like stanford and harvard began giving them away for free. governor brown ordered regents to emplain them selfs and talk about this program next wednesday in a meeting. >> cruise planning to head off a possible flood in east palo alto. they packed about 10,000 sandbags today. today, they will line the bags in a levy that. >> u.s. forest service offering public a chance to ski with a ranger. the hour long program will be offered on mondays and fridays starting next friday. participants must purchase tickis and being intermediate levels or above skiers. >> love that idea. >> fantastic. >> all right. sandhya patel join us now. >> yes. she's up on the roof. sounds like cold is coming. >> yes. real cold, looking behind me, the wind
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
terrible. a study out of uc berkeley says if you're not getting enough sleep you may be taking your partner for granted. researchers found sleep habits can affect gratitude and leave couples too tired to say thanks. >>> the bat mobile from the television series sold at auction for $4.2 million. the 19-foot long black bubble topped card war used in the batman tv show with adam west. it could lay down smoke screens and oil slicks no word on the name of the big spender. >>> a look at our warm weather. let's get to leigh glaser. >> leigh: live doppler 7hd showing us a few clouds here and there, mainly the high clouds, otherwise clear conditions, cold in the north bay, temperatures in the 30s. speaking of cold, in the last week our cold spell? it has shift towards the east. st. louis tomorrow, 35, chicago, 19. minneapolis, 45. check out fargo, minus 5 there tomorrow. here back west, though, along the -- and southern california, there's los angeles, nice and warm. 80 degrees. fresno, 55. check out tahoe. sunshine, 46. and sacramento, expected high tomorrow, 62 degrees. another warm one for us tom
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> governor brown is scheduled to attend the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. the "los angeles times" reports he. push for more teaching and less research at the campuses and the governor also wants more online courses to save money and increase class offering. in the budget proposal last week, he increased money for both the uc and california state systems by $250 million each. >> oakland public safety commission has voted to recommend a contract to hire a police consultant. the commission meeting drew a huge crowd and many people were angry over the mention of former los angeles and new york police chief as the consultant. he favors the stop-and-frisk technique where police stop anyone who is suspicious. some call that another form of racial profiling. oakland police chief jordan says there is more to him that stop and frisk. >> part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on community partnership. that is something we are in support of. >> the safety commission did not specifically recommend th
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
near uc santa cruz. she went to the hospital a day later now receiving treatment under a clinical trial of a european antidote. this is the third local case involving the triala+pqn, whichn fda approval in 2010. if n.two years, five californians died and 18 suffered liver or fid any failure after eating death cap mushroom autos coming up, making the call to help u.s. troop autos coming up next efforts to make it cheaper for service mens to phone home. >>> 60%, this is a big number of americans have one cell phone sitting in a drawer not being used. 10% of us have four or more phones gathering dust. >> you think they're junk but they're not. there is a way, a reason you need to gather phones and send them in. you do this, is important. i've done several reports on company that's will give you a few bucks sometimes more for old phones. if that is not incentive enough, how about turning those phones into help for our troops? did you receive a phone for a gift? are you griping about the bill? now, imagine being one of these guys. we make our troops pay to call home. imagine worrying a
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
the end of august. he gave no specifics and says he's leaving over health issues. he's been uc president since 2008 planning to return to teaching law in uc berkeley. >> today is the last day of the job for san jose police chief chris moore. the 25 year veteran led the police department for two years. his tenure saw a rise in crime, budget cuts and growing morale problems. >> nathan burress, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend in the toll plaza was sentenced to death today. burress shot and killed deborah ross and maurice chucky everett at the toll plaza in 2009. during the sentencing burress says it doesn't matter because california legal battles over the death penalty make the execution unlikely. >> a man released from president yochb ak convicted for two murders years ago is accused now of killing his mother. he faced a judge and murder charges again, today. >> convicted double murderer and former death row inmate pled not guilty to killing1 çñ >>> prurters accused him of buying her a 73-year-old lexus. it left the victim bankrupt and heart broken. invest
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> the uc reekents third and final day of meetings featured what could be unprecedent add tendance by the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker of the asem blismt some consider it a sign of collaboration between lawmakers and uc. >> no one, it seemed missed an opportunity to see how grateful they for the $125 budget infusion, but all gratitude in the world will not prevent a crisis requiring major changes in the system. >> there is a spending problem. there is a revenue problem. and there is a paradigm problem. >> fixing them, says the governor snot his problem, it's everyone's problem. >> model of higher education is broken. it's true. going forward what we do about it, what kinld of design change is feesible that, remains to be seen. >> over time, we're going have to do some things differently. if we stand still, we can get behind. >> the assembly speaker told the regents the state ability to help them out of spots will be limited for the for seeable future you can't blame for asking. and the truth is that we have to find alternate sources of revenue. >> whatever decision they make
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
earthquake warning system. experts from uc berkeley, cal tech, will be on hand for the introduction of the bill. a few second office washing might give some people extra time to take cover before a quake hits. >> just ahead, the prices of some basics going up. we'll explain. >> plus, downward facing dog with a real pet. a very old tradition. >> and there is more rain on the way? meteorologist leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: it's official. the 49ers landed in the big easy for super bowl xlvii, and jim harbaugh has his hand fall. not with the ravens but his skid >> ama: going to cost you more to mail a letter. the price of postage went up one cent to 46 cents for a first class letter. the forever stamps still work. >> gas prices are going up. the average price of gasoline is now 3.34 a gallon. up four cents in the last week inch california the average is 3.67. in the bay area, it's 3.71. >> the golden gate kennel club concluded a weekend dog show at the cow palace. the all-breed dog show and competitions. 350 breeds were represented through more than 2,000 dogs. the show
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
crews to close a lane near telegraph avenue a few blocks from the uc campus. workers had to dig up the street. water hasn't damaged any homes or businesses. there have been half a dozen water main breaks this week because of cold water combination and aging pipes. >> columbus parkway is re-opened after a huge tree branch fell on passing cars breaking off from the trees and fell into traffic last night. the branches weighed several tons. a passing van was crushed and two other cars were badly damaged. no one was hurt. it took crews more than two hours to clear the roads. >> san francisco giants most popular player is apologizing for an incident on new year's day. police were forced to remove romo from the airport after he got in a confrontation with security agents. we broke the store yesterday afternoon online. romo did nut have proper identification at a check point and argued with security officials. he was detained for a short while. last night, romo released a statement saying, i would like to sincerely apologize of the recent events at the las vegas airport which brought negative
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
proposal, he increased money for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on the behaviors of the individual who committed the crime not on the focus on behaviors of the individual who have not committed crimes. >> the n.r.a. is calling the president a hypocrite releasing a video that not supporting the arming of school employees when his children have the
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
of regentses meeting in san francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic i
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
minutes from san francisco this morning. >> researchers have definitive answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered the most details traffic information yet. they found that the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramon and san rafael. they looked at very specific issues. they think they have the answer to this frustrating problem. >> you do not know where the traffic comes from, you do not see an accident or figure. it is just really bad. >> they believe this happens because people from outlying neighborhoods all come together like tributaries feeding a river and cause congestion at a random time for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe, will help them target and try to somehow fix problem areas. >> i am in favor of figuring this problem out. >> traffic officials say the time of building new freeways is behind us and this research will use what we have more efficiently which could mean more metering lights at the points where the neighbors come together and enter the freeway or, maybe, telling the commuters different times they should leave the ho
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
which will get more than $2.5 billion extra to fund k-12 and community college education. the uc and csu systems get an additional $250 million each. it calls for change to the program that transfers long-term care if adults to counties. the governor is calling for $1 billion reserve fund. brown said the state must still live in its means. >> i am here to get done what is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time rather than just enjoying the momentary high. >> the state still faces a $1.9 billion deficit but brown will benefit from voter-approved tax increases and austerity measures forcing deep cuts to all state services during the last budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be n
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Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
of psychologist the uc berkeley. research shows people in higher position are better at finding alternative activity and moving on in the face of rejection. romantic cup well one high powered partner show the same pattern. >> excitement for superbowl builds throughout the bay area some people wonder what is beyond superbowl sunday. championship parade in san francisco for the giants drew up to 1 million people last fall and in 2010. but the 4 49ers and san francisco mayor ed lee said it's too soon to talk about nasell abrasion. >> it's about not talking about something until it really happens. that's part of the excitement and so i'm very patient with this because we deserve every minute of the built up that this deserves. my hope of course is we come out victorious. >>reporter: unlike the world series there will be no superbowl watching on big screen at civic center plaza because the nfl will not sanction the rights. >> talk about the soup forty-niner fan check out the collection that belongs to michael may. southern california man has been saving forty-niner memorabilia since
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Jan 25, 2013 1:05am PST
both in the workplace and personal relationship. those are the findings of psychologist the uc berkeley. research shows people in higher position are better at finding alternative activity and moving on in the face of rejection. romantic cup well one high powered partner show the same pattern. >> excitement for superbowl builds throughout the bay area some people wonder what is beyond superbowl sunday. championship parade in san francisco for the giants drew up to 1 million people last fall and in 2010. but the 4 49ers and san francisco mayor ed lee said it's too soon to talk about nasell abrasion. >> it's about not talking about something until it really happens. that's part of the excitement and so i'm very patient with this because we deserve every minute of the built up that this deserves. my hope of course is we come out victorious. >>reporter: unlike the world series there will be no superbowl watching on big screen at civic center plaza because the nfl will not sanction the rights. >> talk about the soup forty-niner fan check out the collection that belongs to michael ma
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
. uc spent $4 million to market the idea only one person wasn't a student has signed up for any of the 14 courses. >> san francisco festival goers should expect a change incoming months because this afternoon, the board approved a ban on smoking in outdoor festivals and parades. but don't expect ples tov!jm@3 patrol events. promoters will be responsible for informing people of the ban. if it gets approval it could take part for the new year's parade. >> there is a new proposal to change the name of san francisco international airport to honor harvey milk. later this year, voters in san francisco could have the final call. abc 7 news is live at sfo with the story for us. >> carolyn, the supervisors would still, and a majority have to sign off on this. if that happens, then, it will go before voters in november. supervisor harvey milk was the first openly gay politician in california now could be the first gaykço' person to have an airport named in his honor. >> this is the time when the city like san francisco can make a statement and recognize the contributions had a important figure
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
her freshman year at uc berkeley. she's an advocate@lbn to end hun trafficking. >> when we come back at 6:00 the president draws a new line in the sand on america's debt ceiling. what happens if the limit isn't lifted? who will feel it first? >> a gun buy back. it's not just weapons they're after. a poll revealing hows&á america feels about gun control. >> and the internet hero who took his life in the middle of a new campaign for social justice, online. stay with us. the ne hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> president obama insists he will not negotiate with white house rinz over the debt keeling and says the full faith and credit of the united states will not be a bargaining chip. abc 7 news mark matthews is here with the challenge that the president is facing on this. >> the president says concept understand.jjw that is not what we found and the challenge facing the president is
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
now, there are answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered detailed traffic information yet. here is what they found. the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramone and san rafael. they looked at issues and they i the have the answer you don't know where traffic comes from. it's like you don't see an accident or anything. it's just bad. >> they believe this happens because people from out lying neighborhoods come together like a river, causing congestion in random times for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe will help them target ask try to somehow fix, the problem areas. >> there are smart people figuring it ut. >> this research will help them use what we have more efficiently. that could mean more metering lice for those feeder neighborhoods. and or advising commuters to leave at different times. >> anything with more lights, please? up next, companies always making the next big thing. >> is it too much for us? >> americans love their gadgets. manufacturers and retailers getting worried about consumer fatigue. i'm david louie. we'll have the story
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Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
it turns out our planet may not be a big deal. uc berkeley plans to make one in six stars a planet the size of earth orbiting it. findings based on data launched three years ago presented in a conference in long beach, experts say this doesn't mean they're all habitable but it's encouraging sign for hunting for worlds like our own. >> 17 million to choose from? >> they're out there, somewhere. >> so many planets, so little time to talk about the weather. here is our live doppler 7 hd. clouds right now, but skies are bright in spots. tonight we have a dense fog advisory for many parents of the bay area. visibility could be reduced to a quarter mile or less in spots. so nationwide, rather typical mid winter day. snow, showers south and southeast. sunny skies northeast. high temperatures throughout central part of the country into 50s. tomorrow, california mainly sunny skies, mild in spots. here in the bay area, mainly sunny skies after a foggy start in the morning. sunny in the afternoon, high temperatures around 60 degrees in locations. a little bit higher than that as you go south
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Jan 4, 2013 6:00am PST
berkeley has been re-opened near telegraph avenue, a few blocks from the uc conference. they had to dig up a street to get to a pipe. the water has not damaged homes or businesses but had have been half a dozen water main breaks because of a combination of cold weather and aging pipe. columbus parkway has reopened after hue tree branches fell on the passing cars around 6:00 last night when the branches estimated to weigh several tons broke off the trees and fell on traffic. police say no driver or passengers were injured. a passing minivan was crushed and two other cars were badly damaged. it took city crews more than two hours to cheer the roadway. the 26-year-old custodian accused of a deadly new year's eve shooting in san jose will be charged with murder today. hernandez is accused of shooting a 36-year-old in an underground garage on monday morning. police say hernandez was following his boss' order to retain or detain, rather, the suspected car thief until police arrived. the attempted citizen's arrested developed into a struggle that ended in gunfire. >> concern of flooding caused by
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
months to determine the try cause of the crash. >> governor brown is at the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco for a said day to discuss the budget and the impact on the system. he wants regents to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda saying university of california schools get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voteers approved proposition 30. he wants more students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or
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Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came up with the idea for the scouting project because his mother is a nurse in the burn unit. >>> now here's dan harris to tell us what is coming up at seven on "good morning america." >> good morning. coming up on gma an exclusive this morning. we have the first big interview with manti te'o about the dead girlfriend hoax. what is takeio saying now. and lance armstrong getting emotional in his latest installment of the oprah interview. and tyler hamilton is going to be with us live. does he think lanc
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
. stevens grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. hillary clinton was scheduled to testify last in but an illness, followed by a concussion and a blood clot forced her to postpone the appearance. >> it is coming up on 5:38. >> when we drove in we did not encounter any sprinkles but if those coming in and working more normal hours, maybe... >> do i hear a wistfulness when you say "normal hours." >> live doppler 7 hd from the last few hours shows the moisture plume developing over the ocean. we have only had a few sprinkles so far. how much warmer today than this time yesterday, four degrees warmer in san francisco, and 17 degrees warmer in napa, and ten degrees warmer in half moon bay, so we are in the mid-40's to low 50's, a frost-free morning. sprinkles through the 7:00 hour with low-to-upper 40's and rain developed by noon and low-to-mid 50's and wet weather gear in the afternoon. mid-to-upper 50's and the rain will taper to scattered light showers during the evening hours, and upper 40's to mid-50's. tomorrow we will have left over showers and a break on friday and then
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Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
uc berkeley says if you're not getting enough sleep you may be taking your partner for granted. researchers found sleep habits can affect gratitude and leave couples too tired to say thanks. >>> the bat mobile from the television series sold at auction for $4.2 million. the 19-foot long black bubble topped card war used in the batman tv show with adam west. it could lay down smoke screens and oil slicks no word on the name of the big spender. >>> a look at our warm weather. let's get to leigh glaser. >> leigh: live doppler 7hd showing us a few clouds here and there, mainly the high clouds, otherwise clear conditions, cold in the north bay, temperatures in the 30s. speaking of cold, in the last week our cold spell? it has shift towards the east. st. louis tomorrow, 35, chicago, 19. minneapolis, 45. check out fargo, minus 5 there tomorrow. here back west, though, along the -- and southern california, there's los angeles, nice and warm. 80 degrees. fresno, 55. check out tahoe. sunshine, 46. and sacramento, expected high tomorrow, 62 degrees. another warm one for us tomorrow, mainl
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Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshman plants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. come up next we are behind the rest of the country but now the flu has come to california. how you can prevent your kids from being part of the national epidemic. >>> and let's take a live look outside at our mt. tam camera. a little shaky out there this morning. winds about 15 miles an hour. here look at the foreground and san francisco in the background where it's 46 degrees this morning. lisa will >> good morning, everyone. it's 5:40 on this saturday. you are look live at the embarcadero from our hd roof cam. you can see the ferry budding there lit up in red, of course, for the 49ers big game tomorrow. we will find out if they make it on to the super bowl. about 46 degrees out there right now but it should warm up to the mid-60s. lisa will have more on the forecast coming up in a few minutes. we want to take you back now to part two of lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfr
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Jan 16, 2013 9:00pm PST
college courses. uc says it could be a new avenue for students to transfer in. >>> also spencer? >> th a southern california woman into a five year cycle of debt. i'm michael finney. the story just ahead on 7 on your side. >>> i'm spencer christian. another night to shiver but the weekend ahead will give us sunshine to bask in. i'll have the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> thank you, sensor. >>> also ahead, thejwwñ [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. san rafael. south bay, pleasanton and all of of the bay area this is abc 7 news. >>> the governor is on a new mission tonight. he is is pushing for more are online courses throughout california's college system. abc 7 education reporte
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Jan 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
. convicted stalker learns his fate. graduate from uc berkeley and masters degree from columbia. now the next institute he will attend is state prison. we'll explain why. >>> plus abc 7 news follows up on man busted for conning parking lot patron. tonight we show you his extensive rap sheet. story only on abc 7 news. >>> and spencer is here with the weather. >> all right i'm here accu-weather forecast center. freezing cold weather ended but the wet weather about to begin. close-up look at the accu-weather forecast in just a moment. >> thank you sir. >> also tonight new messaging serves facebook that could allow to you call your friends for free forever. >> plus capturing the worst day of obama presidency. stay with ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> man used hidden camera and computer spyware to stalk his ex girlfriend sentenced to 20 years in prison today. the boyfriend a graduate at uc berke
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Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
state p uc for years to change what he calls its complacent ways. san bruno pipeline explosion 2010 he's criticized how lacks the companies and how cozyting the cpuc chairman is to the company he regulates. now this. budget discrepancy. >> we don't know if they are going in the right place. we don't know if they are spending more than they should. less than they should. the problem is that it's again our money. they can't account for. >>reporter: cpuc declined to be interviewed fwhu a formal response to the department of finance it basically agreed to almost every finding and promised to correct the problem. audit found that despite discrepancy the commission avoided going into the red in most cases. governor brown pencilled in 20 200,000 dollars more for the cpuc to hire 3 additional budget people to keep the finances in order. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> still ahead here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. presidential inauguration. ♪ [ piano playing]. >> you are going to meet several bay area people who will be part of the festivities in washington next woke and they are packed and r
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Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
after move from the berkeley hyena center where they were part of uc research colony. funding for the research dried up recently and 3 animals, well they needed a new home. oakland zoo told uc they would be happy to adopt them. zoo said it will keep the younger trio separate from elderly pair already at the zo zoo. worried about potential fighting because of the age difference. we'll see if they get adjusted. >> unusual sight. snow in the holy land. biggest snow in 20 years. lots of people set out to enjoy it with snow bull fights. as you can see a lot of photographs. >>> check this out. really stunning site in australia. towering red wave traveling more than 60 miles an hour. it is in fact rust colored sand caught up with ocean water. no sear us damage was reported but it was certainly dramatic and spectacular. >> let's get one last check on what's going to happen around here. cold tonight. zapped the. >> yes. we got rid of the snow from the santa cruz mountains and down around the southern end of monteray county where we saw several inches of snow. now live doppler 7 hd seeing a
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Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
relationship. those are the findings of psychologist the uc berkeley. research shows people in higher position are better at finding alternative activity and moving on in the face of rejection. romantic cup well one high powered partner show the same pattern. >> excitement for superbowl builds throughout the bay area some people wonder what is beyond superbowl sunday. championship parade in san francisco for the giants drew up to 1 million people last fall and in 2010. but the 4 49ers and san francisco mayor ed lee said it's too soon to talk about nasell abrasion. >> it's about not talking about something until it really happens. that's part of the excitement and so i'm very patient with this because we deserve every minute of the built up that this deserves. my hope of course is we come out victorious. >>reporter: unlike the world series there will be no superbowl watching on big screen at civic center plaza because the nfl will not sanction the rights. >> talk about the soup forty-niner fan check out the collection that belongs to michael may. southern california man has been saving
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Jan 15, 2013 12:00am PST
-gay crime at uc berkeley. 23-year-old garcia and second man spray pantyed anti-gay graffiti on 2 campus buildings around 10:30 saturday night. police still looking for second suspect who ran from the scene described as hispanic male with first name of chris about 6 foot 2 weighing 200 pound. >> new at 11:00. animal control officials in contra costa county are lacking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow. we are told kfc will survive. he was in the barn on owner property when someone struck him with the arrow. lafayette animal hospital manageed to save the cat. they pulled arrow from him. we are told kfc should be out of the hospital tomorrow. >> more to come. pharmacy running short of the flu vaccine at terrible time. up next. why the rush to get vaccinated may require some patience. >> also. only on 7 news. east bay couple turn to the stopping of delivering mail. iq and pot. what researchers say about people who smoke mile an hour juan as teens. >> then later on kimmel live. >> music from one republican bachelor shaun lowe and ellen is here to discuss her big golden globe
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